August 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Health & Wellness

Sisters’ invention gives users more independence

Patent awarded to assistance grip

Kerry Mellin was sweeping out the barn at her Simi Valley home in preparation for a big family party in spring 2014 when she started feeling the ache. More...

Business

Pastry shop on the rise

Carrara moving to bigger location

Out with the old and in with the new, Carrara Pastries is set to move into Moorpark’s former Fresh & Easy site in Tuscany Square, 144 W. More...

Santa Susana virtual tours

In cooperation with NASA, the National Park Service’s Heritage Documentation Program has produced an interactive, virtual tour of the test stand areas at the Santa Susana Field Lab in the southern hills of Simi Valley.  The virtual tour in More...

Pets

Pet of the Week

WOOF!—Chacho is about 4 years old. He is well trained and very friendly. If you would like to adopt Chacho, ask for ID No. A612115 at the Ventura County Animal Services in Camarillo, 600 Aviation Drive. More...

Police Blotter

SHERIFF’S BLOTTER

August 14 A 25-year-old man was arrested on two misdemeanor warrants for failing to show up for his jail sentence in the 50 block of Majestic Court. A 52- year- old woman was arrested for public intoxication in the 3900 block of Spring Road. More...

On The Town

A sensational cast

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘Billy Elliot’

Musicals starring children in the lead role is an interesting topic to examine. More...

Rockers tune up, tee off for kids

The 10th annual Scott Medlock Robby Krieger Rock and Roll Golf Classic benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is right around the corner. More...

Letters

Join Teal on Tap in Moorpark and help fight ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer death among women.  This year, 22,440 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer and about 14,080 will die.  So why do we know so little about this disease?  There is no diagnostic t More...

Sheriff says rhetoric drowning out facts

It’s been reported that Senate Bill 54 may be in jeopardy. This should come as a relief to all Californians. More...

A solar show

LIGHT FANTASTIC—Moorpark College student Matias De Lauro of Northridge uses a pair of solar eclipse glasses to view Monday’s event at Moorpark College. More...

Taking a look at city’s internet options

Fiber optic internet still out of reach in Moorpark

Hashtag. WiFi. Cloud data. Tech terms used so ubiquitously today sounded like a foreign language to most people not so long ago. In the internet age, everything—from the way we work to the way we unwind—is changing faster than ever. More...

Community

Suspected hit-run driver on the lam

CHP asks public’s help in finding him

A month and a half after a well-known local thespian was killed in an automobile wreck on the 101 Freeway in Ventura, a $500,000 warrant has been issued for the man authorities believe is responsible for the crash that led to the actor/director&rsquo More...

Fair attendance down after record-breaking 2016

The Ventura County Fair came to an end Aug. More...

Moorpark College student vies for Miss California USA title

If there’s one character trait Alexies Oceguera can count on when she enters the Miss California USA pageant later this year in Long Beach, it’s her resilience.  More...

Schools

Extra effort

FIELD DAY— Above, Ethan Grosman, 11, and Kemper Wilson, 10, both of Moorpark celebrate after Kemper’s goal at an AYSO EXTRA soccer match during the Moorpark Tune Up Tournament on Aug. 19 at Arroyo Vista Community Park.  More...

Community High students settle in for third year at MHS

Teens can earn course credits online through Edgenuity website

The new school year is bringing changes to Community High School. The continuation high school moved to Moorpark High School’s campus in 2015 due to declining enrollment and the cost of maintaining the school at a separate location. More...

Faith

Teen says music connects him to God

When Johnny Weymouth started playing piano at the age of 4, his parents jokingly told him if he couldn’t play every song in the hymn book by the time he turned 18, he’d have to pay them back for his piano lessons. More...

Many faiths to gather for harvest event

Participants to collect fresh veggies for food pantries

People from diverse faith traditions, including Muslims, Christians and Jews, will join together to harvest fresh vegetables for local food pantries on Labor Day, Mon., Sept. 4 at the Abundant Table Farm at McGrath Family Farms, 1012 W. More...

Calendar

Calendar

FRI., AUG. 25 Bella Vita Italian American Club 5:30 p.m. at St. Jude Catholic Church hall, 32032 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Picnic with hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, cole slaw, chips and watermelon. Entertainment is games. More...

Columns

Capturing memories on video is the way to go

Flying Squirrel

If you traveled this summer, you likely returned home with a smartphone and/or camera filled with hundreds, if not thousands, of photos. But did you bring back any memories? More...

Editorials

Back-to-school safety basics

EDITORIAL

All across town, a series of small miracles occurred earlier this week. Schools welcomed back students, and for those who know anything about what it takes to get a campus ready, it very well could be considered another annual miracle. More...

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